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BREAKING: Court Remands Former SGF, Lawal In EFCC Custody

BREAKING: Court Remands Former SGF, Lawal In EFCC Custody

Chris Steven, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that former Secretary-General to the Federation,  Babachir Lawal, be remanded in Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Lawal is to be kept in EFCC custody, pending the ruling of the court on his bail application. The ruling is fixed for February 13. […]

There Will Be Peaceful Election In Abuja, Minister Assures

There Will Be Peaceful Election In Abuja, Minister Assures

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration says it will continue to collaborate with the various security agencies and other stakeholders in the territory to improve the overall security situation in the capital city and ensure a peaceful, free and fair 2019 elections. The FCT Minister,  Muhammad Bello gave the assurance during a meeting […]

As Buratai Radiates Sir Ahmadu Bello’s Leadership Heroism

As Buratai Radiates Sir Ahmadu Bello’s Leadership  Heroism

By Okanga Agila The first Premier of Northern Nigeria, the Sarduana of Sokoto,  late Sir Ahmadu  Bello is a figure whose memories endearingly galvanize all forces, especially in Northern Nigeria.  A sage and foresighted leader, Ahmadu Bello symbolizes many ideals to the generations after him. The Late Sardauna believed absolutely in the peace,  unity and […]

Talks About Oil Resumption in Ogoniland is Premature and Useless – MOSOP

Talks About Oil Resumption in Ogoniland is Premature and Useless – MOSOP

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has described as premature and useless, insinuations that oil resumption in Ogoni is possible without adequate negations and due consideration for the interest of the Ogoni people. President of MOSOP Fegalo Nsuke said this yesterday at the MOSOP Secretariat in Bori, headquarters of Khana local government […]

NAF Jets Destroy ISWAP Training Camp In Borno

NAF Jets Destroy ISWAP Training Camp In Borno

Chris Steven, Abuja THE Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed an Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) training camp and neutralized several terrorists at Malkonory in Northern Borno State. According to a statement by the NAF  Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola, the operation […]

UN says suspension of Onnoghen breaches human rights

UN says suspension of Onnoghen breaches human rights

Chris Steven, Abuja The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán,  has warmed that the suspension and replacement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President  Muhammadu Buhari was in contravention of international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation of powers. “International human rights standards […]

Buratai Talks Tough, Says Military Will Crush Boko Haram, ISWA Alliance

Buratai Talks Tough, Says Military Will Crush Boko Haram, ISWA Alliance

Chris Steven, Abuja The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai says Nigerian military would  break the unholy alliance between the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State West Africa. Buratai spoke in Abuja on Monday, when he declared open a two-day maiden “Career planning and management’’ seminar for senior officers. He maintained that the army was […]

Buratai: A Star Boy From Another Planet

Buratai: A Star Boy From Another Planet

By Abubakar B Tsav An American literary pundit, Joseph John Campbell has archetypal veneration of heroes in all his fictional works. He does not see them as ordinary beings; but people specially endowed and who derive the true worth of existence from their peculiar and unique impacts on the universe. In a time-tested aphorism, Campbell […]